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the snow report is running lots of snow for the sierra nevada. another one to three inches but boy, tough getting up there today. so might want to stay tuned right here to channel 5. we have some storms that are lining up so be careful heading to the high country. over this weekend, we could see a couple of feet of snow maybe more than thats across the high sierra nevada. so yeah, we have big storms lining up. i think the next one will be a real soaker. >> snow could be good for skiers and borders. >> the base are a little high but the snow will be coming down. >> look what we have right there speaking of snow. it's come down in the sierra. >> how about that. >> boy, look at that wind, though. >> it's not going to be great conditions but they are getting the snow. they need that. >> yes. >> thank you. >>> right now, pg&e is working on restoring power to hundreds of folks in pacifica where a lot of shopkeepers simply closed up. >> let's check back in with cate caugiran. when do crews think they will have the power back on. >> reporter: well, hopefully sometime soon, frank and michelle. th
, michelle. 6:11. >>> today is the second day of a strike against raley's in northern california and nevada. it happened after contract talks broke off yesterday. issues are medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working sundays, and a proposed pay freeze. this is the first strike in the 77-year history of the company. >>> time now 6:12. why notorious mobster whitey bulger was rushed to the hospital. >> a tragedy at a zoo. i 2-year-old mauled to death by wild dogs. how he got in the cage. >> and on the hook, how much muni will have to pay for the bus torched in the wild world series celebrations. thi he story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutter health's palo alto medical foundation. [ eves ] the doctors that i dealt with, they got it, that this old guy wanted to return as a hang glider pilot. they
, in virginia, even in ohio what they saw as a lead or slight lead now has slipped. novemb nevada off the table. it's changed this race. charlie and norah? >> political director john dickerson and national journal white house correspondent major garrett have been with us throughout this campaign. welcome. >> good to be with you. >> an exciting race. >> indeed, it is. >> let me start with john. what's the pathway, possible pathway for governor romney? >> well, let's start context. if we look at the map and we assign those states that are red states and blue states to the two candidates, president obama starts with 237. romney starts with 191. the president's already got a head start. and that means that if you look at all the possible scenarios, president obama has about 431 ways he can get to 270. mitt romney had just 76. let's look at mitt romney. the best possible scenario for him is that he wins florida. we'll give florida to him. then we'll give him the other big one, ohio. 18 electoral votes. then 15 in north carolina. let's give him 13 in virginia. still not there yet. 266. this gives you
on the campaign trail. he will visit wisconsin, nevada and colorado today. governor mitt romney is in virginia, after campaign iing i florida on wednesday. jan crawford filed this report this morning as the romney campaign headed north. >> to say that the hurricane threw a wrench in the presidential election is really an under dstatement. think about it. less than a week to go, the race this tight. both sides suspending campaigning and romney yesterday back on the campaign trail but muting his attacks on the president. and the president yesterday getting to do something romney could not. act as comforter in chief. >> we're going to help you get it all together. i promise, you're going to be okay. >> reporter: he met with victims and officials, reassuring that the government will be there to help. >> we're going to get this whole thing -- we're going to get this whole thing set up. >> reporter: at his side republican governor chris christie, a romney supporter. to show he was moving beyond partisan politics. >> he has been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incred
's grocery store in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke off yesterday. the issue, there are many, medical benefits, elimination of premium pay for working sundays a proposed pay freeze. >> okay with the freeze. we just want to keep what we have and keep the medical that we have with the union but they want to take that away. basically when we retired they probably -- we would have no medical. >> raley's says it needs to cut costs because of a growing number of stores selling groceries now. this is the first strike in its 77-year history. >>> encouraging news for drivers. prices at the pump have been dropping steadily over the past couple of weeks. the lundberg survey says prices dropped 21 cents since mid- october alone. the national average for a gallon of regular is now 3.55. however, in california, as we all know, a little higher, $3.98. and san francisco still holding the distinction for the nation's highest gas prices, $4.05 for a gallon here in the city. >> that's a distinction we don't want. >> no. we have had it for quite a while. >> n
to the nevada state line. you won't be able to go any further heading from the bay area or sacramento this morning. video now to show you what chain control is like. caltrans checking tires making sure everybody is driving at slow speeds down here because you never know when the weather changes and it changes on a dime in the sierra going from perfect to snow in just several minutes. so at this point right now everybody on caution right now because of the fact that there's a backup. the snow starting to come down steady back here live. we want to take you to the shoulder of the road. a good amount of powder hear about falling overnight. we are talking about probably five or six inches that's fallen. that's good for the resorts if you are going skiing or boarding today. in fact best part about it is weekend starts for us morning people in a few hours! [ laughter ] >> back to you. >> that's the best. sean bennett live in the sierra, thank you. >> hope he brought his skis with him. >> how would you like to bring some chains on one of those 18 wheelers? >> no way. >> two wheels is tough e
cruz mountains. i think a lot of snow in the sierra nevada. the latest forecast only has one to three feet. i think we could easily see two to five feet. watch out, gusty winds at 65 miles per hour. 60s for highs around the bay area today, get prepared. we have a big storm headed our way. then it tapers off to showers on saturday. more storms rolling in on sunday. that's the latest, guys. back to you. >> thank you. >>> they have a rich athletic history dating back over 100 years but this may be their best team ever. >> a south bay high school that you may have never heard of but they have everyone listening in a big way now. give it up for csd's big high school football team, this week's "cool school"! >>> >> reporter: 19 proud players, the fremont eagles, not a one over 200 pounds but these men are national champions. and every one of them is deaf. >> i tell people that deaf people can read, write, do anything, can communicate. the only thing they can't do is hear. >> reporter: the california school for the deaf is coming off its best season ever, ten winners in all but two games aga
rallies today in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. and yesterday, vice president joe biden and former president clinton campaigned on his behalf. >> i'm for president obama because he's got a better economic plan, a better budget, a better healthcare plan. >> i actually have a plan for getting america back and for strengthening our foundation and my plan creates some 12 million jobs. >> like mr. obama, republican challenger mitt romney will have a full slate of campaign events today. yesterday he was in florida, today he will stump for votes in virginia. >>> nurses plan another 24-hour strike today at several bay area hospitals. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom to explain what's behind it. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. the issue is the same as the past three strikes reduction in patient care and disputes over contract negotiations. nurses say they will be out picketing as early as 7 a.m. and rallies will start at 11 a.m. this strike will involve 3200 nurses and several hundred respiratory, x-ray and other technicians. it will affect 7 bay area
raley's grocery store in northern california and nevada. the walkout began after contract talks broke out. the issues are medical benefits, elimination for premium for working on sunday and a proposed pay freeze. >> okay with the freeze. we want to keep what we have and keep the medical that we have with the union but nent to take that away. basically, when we retired, they probably -- we have no medical. >> raley's says it needs to cut costs like most companies because of the growing number of stores selling groceries. this is the first strike in the 77-year history of the company. >>> 4:41 now. you might be feeling a little less pain at the pump. how much gas prices actually dropped overnight. >> plus, a trip to a zoo takes a tragic and deadly turn. how a toddler fell into an animal enclosure. >>> people climbed the steps of the willis tower in chicago. what makes this guy's trip a little bit different. we'll share it with you when we come back. ,,,, tower... but he *is the fit to do it with a bionic leg. amputee zac vawter made hisy bed >>> he is not the first man to climb up this
levels in the sierra nevada down to 2500 to 3,000 feet. we could see a light dusting of snow on our mountaintops, drier weather on the weekend. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> on the dublin interchange, westbound 580 traffic, looks clear across this stretch. and yeah, the drive time is 15 minutes right now from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange. we'll show you where it's starting to get slow and where we still have some areas of overnight roadwork. in fact, we have a full freeway closure eastbound lanes of highway 4 approaching loveridge. so again this is that ongoing roadwork they have been doing in the area westbound highway 4 still delay-free but again give it another half hour or so and we'll likely start to see some backups. then looks good all the way towards pittsburg-bay point and concord area. once again more roadwork coming into san francisco. it's on that connector ramp from northbound 280 to southbound 101. so that ramp should be closed until about 5:00. so hopefully they will reopen that any minute. in the meantime, it's been causing delays o
or more food stores in california. in nevada they are hoping for a speedy resolution as we go into the busy holiday season. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> they have been rallying against the utility and others after superstorm sandy hit. about 73,000 homes and businesses remain without power in new york and new jersey. most of the lingering outages are on long island. crews say they hope e to restore power to most of the homes and businesses by tomorrow night. >>> and there's major flooding today. this is shots from venice italy, the high tide marked yesterday was 5 feet above flood level. that's the 6th highest mark since record keeping started. it comes from heavy rains and wind whipped seas. movable barerers, have been in the works for years but will not -- barriers have been in the works for years but will not be ready until 2023. >>> 6:35, let's get a check on the weather here. >> it is cold today. >> little chilly. we'll see a little cold in the studio this morning. cold temperatures everywhere you go early on. a couple of clouds moving across your skies. what a nice begin
] >> the drawing is tonight but you will need to drive to oregon or nevada for a ticket. powerball tickets are not sold in california. >> i didn't know that. >> let's gas up and go. >> ive family in oregon and they sell them in new england, too. >> see, there you go. >> going to jump on that train. >>> 5:56. in the next half hour, heavy rain and wild winds. they are on the way. we have team coverage on the biggest storm of the season. >> that has residents loading up on sandbags in case of any flooding as we prepare for the first of three powerful storms moving into the region. >> >> along with rain comes the wind. we'll tell you why chp officers are concerned for drivers on this morning commute when we return. ,, ,,,,,,,, in gre >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> here comes the storm! you can see hi-def doppler lit up in green. right now, a lot of green there. and some live pictures of the bay bridge. looking pretty slick and a little crowded. >> a little crowded. it is the beginning of a five- day blowout of heavy rain, gusty winds and some big surf along the coastli
the rain here lots of snow in the sierra nevada. lake forecast only has one to fleet of snow across the higher peaks. i think we could see more than that. just a whole lot of water coming. but the basin staying base at 7,000 feet and above. series of storms rolling through and then a break monday and tuesday. that's the latest forecast. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> should palestine have nonmember observer status in the united nations? that's the focus of a vote expected today by the u.n. general assembly. palestinians say they need u.n. recognition of a palestinian state in the west bank in order to get israel back to the negotiation table. meanwhile the u.s. insists on direct negotiations with israel. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says u.n. recognition of an independent palestine state would not advance the palestinians' quest for a homeland. >> by going to the u.n., the palestinians can get a piece of paper. they can get a resolution. but nothing will change here on the ground. >> at this point, there's no specific time set for today's u.n. vote. >>> 5:18. they
to the nevada state line. so very cold up here. i know that the weekend is about to start in a few hours so if you are coming up be safe. but it is very, very cold. frank, michelle? >> all right. sean bennett live in nyack, thank you. >>> i would imagine the ski resorts are saying, hooray, thanksgiving is coming, we have snow. and we have snow in the bay area, too. >> we could have snow on our peaks. but a lot of guys up there love to see the snow for thanksgiving and they are going to get some of it now. if it stays cold enough they can make snow, too. scattered showers around the bay area. we have had some lightning and thunderstorms rolling through early on today reports of power outages because of that. now most of the focus shifting a little bit further to the south. you can see occasional lightning strike showing up on our radar here. it looks like we're not done with the rain although we may catch a little bit of a break. out the door it is a chilly start to the day. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. by the afternoon, it's going to stay very cool. highs only running in the 50s. and t
to the sierra nevada bring chains. let's time it out. today showers continuing on and off. into the evening here's the next band that i was talking about. you can see some heavier downpours and that will push through tonight. scattered showers into saturday not a rainout but you want to keep that umbrella and then a stronger system moves in on saturday night into sunday morning. mix of sun and clouds and some wandering showers on sunday. so not a washout for the weekend. but we'll see some occasional rain. most of that comes in the nighttime hours. temperatures are going to stay fairly mild with this storm system. rainfall totals though impressive. over 1.5" into the santa cruz mountains over an inch in the santa rosa area and then toward the next storm system, maybe over 2." so a good soaker for the bay area and we are not done. more on the way after that. temperatures mainly in the 60s for today. next few days a little stormy so a wet weekend for the bay area. then it looks like come monday the rain line shifts further north still a chance of a few showers to the north bay, maybe some more sho
way to get from southern california to las vegas. a nevada company has a tentative deal to put a party trade on union pacific railroad tracks from daggett in san bernardino county to vegas and it would be called, the x train with plenty of party provisions. the tickets will be $99 each way including food and drinks. >> i don't know, it might be a good deal. >> the cbs special person to person with charlie rose and lara logan airs tonight and a star guest new orleans saint quarterback drew brees. >> first of all, that he's a great guy and that he clearly is a football hero who feels that his celebrity should be used for good things and he has been part of the rebuilding of new orleans and obviously because of the super bowl is a huge hero down there. >> and he will be joined by his wife. other guests are sean penn, gabby douglas and alisha keys. catch person to person at 10:00 on channel 5 tonight. >>> a san francisco holiday tradition will be repeated tonight. >> the lights go on on macy's's 83-foot tree in union square the 23rd annual great tree lighting ceremony. and the tree lightin
staying up through monday. high country we are looking at winter storm warnings there in the sierra nevada. above 7,000 feet could see upwards of another 12" of snow. and some gusts to 70 miles per hour. so if you are going to head up there be careful and, of course, take the chains. next few days, this stormy weather will continue on and off. the potential for flooding will continue right on in through the weekend. looks like we catch a break come monday. but more showers possible next tuesday and wednesday. boy, it is tough out there on the roads, elizabeth. >> i know. if you can stay home, do it. we are getting new problems just coming in. we'll get to the bay bridge in just a minute. first we'll talk about this traffic alert. westbound 580 blocked at the dublin interchange. super slow through pleasanton. we can't even calculate the drive time right now traffic at a standstill. at last check it was a half hour between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange westbound 580 lanes. but again, all lanes are blocked. there was an oil spill, big rig accident around 1:50 this morning. and
, too, right? >> yes. series of storms toward the sierra nevada and the bay area too so enjoy the sunshine while we have it. looks like we'll have great weather outside as high pressure taking over. it means we'll see great weather into the afternoon. a little cool in some spots inland this morning, 40s and 50s. by the afternoon we're enjoying 50s and some 70s by the afternoon. so get outside and enjoy it. not going to last long. tomorrow we have changes, a few clouds moving in and by friday, there's a chance of a few showers. showers could linger into saturday and another stronger storm on sunday. we're going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> good morning. well, start you off with a live look at some of our traffic sensors in the south bay. northbound 280, right before lawrence expressw
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